PREVIOUSLY JUST "Rocky and his Friends"
GROTTY KIDS grimeathon serial
TOUSLED RAINBOW trio tootlers spin off with a quickly-forgotten "musical play" set around some misjudged theme - eg "Wobblyworld" where everyone was...
SOMETHING AMUSING about that name, hmmm?
RAPPING RODENT jumps previously sinking ship of TV-am for primetime Saturday evening slottage just before DR WHO.
NEVER ROLF HARRIS'S CARTOON TIME, oh no.
FALLING BETWEEN old school, black-and-white HEY PRESTO - IT'S ROLF! and the above came this
UNASSUMING NAIF waif LIZA GODDARD dwells in unassuming English sitcom village
WAIT! IT gets worse, for here's ARTHUR MULLARD and QUEENIE WATTS living it up in a down-at-heel caravan park.
PRODUCED IN both "national" and "regional opt-out" flavours, this pre-school programme cropped up everywhere from Norwich to Nebraska, customised to suit the...
THAT WOBBLY felt-tip animation technique patented by Godfrey and co. was called "boiling"
UPDATED 1960s sitcommery painting the nefarious world of the media in big, fuck-off-obvious strokes.
SHAMELESS STUFF from our favourite tatmeister.
MADE-FOR-TV MULTIPART marathon of a miniseries
THE TIME had come for him to leave.
REDOUBTABLY AIMLESS sitcom providing a crust for off-duty GOODIE TIM BROOKE-TAYLOR
AN ITV alternative to TOP OF THE POPS? Surely it could never work?
EVER-RELIABLE COURTROOM sparring from JOHN MORTIMER
ENJOYABLE EARTHY nuts-and-bolts kids quizzery
EYEBROW RAISING (and, at the Beeb, hackles raising) gritty children's serial
RICHARD MADELEY would often double your agony on those precious days off by appearing twice.
STRING-POWERED ANTICS for early-morning kiddies' telly.
ARTICULAR AVUNCULARISMS twice-weekly at 8.30pm
LONG-RUNNING PREDECESSOR of the above, and the one that made Russ a household name.
COLD WAR-MOCKING adult education affair wherein TANYA FEIFER taught eager proto-Glasnostians the Cyrillic alphabet
ERIC IDLE and Not The Unofficial Python NEIL INNES churned out dozens of these Temazepam-smeared post-Liberty Bell bonanzas
BI-LINGUAL WELSH sketch effort anglicised by the Beeb for a wider audience.